The Department of Biostatistics educates and trains biostatistical scientists, collaborates with researchers, and conducts methodological research. Department faculty and students work together to develop and apply statistical methods in bioinformatics, epidemiology, public health, and clinical, laboratory, or other health sciences. The rich environment of applications and a full offering of coursework on statistical methods and their theoretical underpinnings, provides a mix of practical training and book knowledge that prepares students for employment in the health industry, government agencies, and research institutions.
The GRE is optional for students with an appropriate math background (three levels of calculus).
This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).
Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.
** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.